Name

CAFVP

Alternate names

None

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Radiation

None

Remarks

None

Drugs for CAFVP

Name

Alternate Names

5-Fluorouracil
5-Fluracil
Adrucil
Efudex
Fluoroplex
Fluracil
Fluril
Oracil
Ro 2-9757
WR-69596

Abbreviations

5-FU
5FU
FU

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

019893
19893

Primary Site

Breast- adjuvant setting and advanced disease
colorectal- adjuvant setting and advanced disease
GI malignancies: anal, esophageal, gastric and pancreatic
Head and Neck cancer
Hepatoma
Ovarian cancer
Skin-Basal cell carcinoma (topical application)

Histology

None

Remarks

Fluorinated pyrimidine; antimetabolite. FDA approved uses on basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, and pancreatic cancer.

Note: Efudex cream be prescribed to treat AIN III. Code this as chemotherapy.

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

14-hydroxy-daunomycin
Adri-blastina (Italy)
Adriamycin
Adriamycin-TM
Caelyx
FT-106
Hydroxydaunomycin
Myocet
Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin Hcl
Rubex
S-DOX
Stealth(R) Liposomal Doxorubicin

Abbreviations

ADM
ADR
ADRI

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antitumor antibiotic

NSC Number

123127

Primary Site

Bladder
breast
liver
multiple myeloma
ovarian
pancreatic
prostate cancer

Histology

None

Remarks

Phase II liver, pancreatic, Phase III MM, prostate Doxorubicin hydrochloride encapsulated in liposomes formulated with methoxypolyethylene glycol (MPEG). FDA approved use on bladder cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, leukemia, small cell lung cancer, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, sarcoma, thyroid cancer, Wilm's tumor. ALZA Corp, NeoPharm, Pharmacia, Schering-Plough, Sequus. Antitumor antibiotic

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Alti-Prednisone
Alto-Pred
Ancortone
Apo-Prednisone
Colisone
Cortan
Dacortin
Delta-Dome#
Deltasone
Deltra
Fernisone Buffered
Keysone
Liquid Pred
Meticorten
Novo-Prednisone
Orasone
Panasol
Paracort#
Prednicen M
SK-Prednisone
Sterapred DS
Ultracorten
Winpred

Abbreviations

PDN
PRD
PRED

Category

Hormones and hormonal mechanisms

Subcategory

Glucocorticoid

NSC Number

10023
010023

Primary Site

Prednisone is used in regimens to treat multiple sites and histologies

Histology

None

Remarks

Code Prednisone when it is part of a drug regimen.

Do not code Prednisone when it is given to treat symptoms or as a single agent. In most cases when Prednisone is given by itself and not as part of a drug regimen, it does not affect the cancer and would not be coded as treatment.

Coding

Please see remarks for additional information

Name

Alternate Names

Asta B 518
B-518
Clafen Claphene
Cyclophosphamid
Cyclophosphan
Cyclophosphane
Cytophosphan
Cytoxan
Endoxan
Endoxana
Enduxan
Genoxal
Neosar
Procytox
Sendoxan
Tymtram
WR-138719

Abbreviations

CP
CPM
CTX
CTY
CYC
Cyclo
CYT
CYTOX
CYTX

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Alkylating agent

NSC Number

026271
26271

Primary Site

Breast
leukemia
lymphoma
multiple myeloma
neuroblastoma
ovarian cancer
retinoblastoma
soft tissue sarcoma
Wilm's tumor

Histology

None

Remarks

An effective antineoplastic agent and is used for a variety of cancers. FDA approved uses on breast cancer, ovarian carcinoma, leukemia, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, neuroblastma, retinoblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma, Wilm's tumor. Alkylating agent

Coding

This drug should be coded

Name

Alternate Names

Compound 37231
Leurocristine Sulfate
Oncovin
Vincasar
Vincasar PFS
Vincristine Sulfate
Vincrystine
Vinkristin

Abbreviations

LCR
VCR
VNCR

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Plant alkyloid--antimetabolite

NSC Number

067574
67574

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Remarks

Antineoplastic; vinca plant alkaloid; antimetabolite. FDA approved uses in ALL, Hodgkin's lymphoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, neuroblastoma, rhabomyosarcoma, and Wilm's tumor.

Coding

This drug should be coded
Glossary